Day of the Hydrometeorological Service of Ukraine

November 19 in Ukraine annually celebrated Day of the Hydrometeorological Service, established by Presidential Decree number 208/2003 of the March 11 in 2003.

State Hydrometeorological Service, which operates in the Ministry of Emergencies and Affairs of Population Protection from the Consequences of Chornobyl Catastrophe, plays a key role in obtaining data on current and expected meteorological conditions. As employees of the Hydrometeorological collect and process data on the current climate, its possible variations and changes in the future, prediction and prevention of extreme weather events.

Casual hour meteorologists, hydrologists, meteorologists makes it possible to take early action to prevent possible losses from weather hazards.

Hydrometeorological Service of Ukraine has more than a thousand points of observation of the atmosphere and water bodies.

Every year, the organization Hydrometeorological Service of the country account for about 275,000 of forecasts and warnings, including about 1,500 operational information and special reports, more than 7,000 daily meteorological bulletins about a thousand agrometbyulleteney, about 80,000 weather and 100,000 aviameteorological predictions about 5000 warnings of severe and extreme weather events.

During its operation Hydrometeorological Service of independent Ukraine has managed to grow and preserve their wealth importantly — highly professional, dedicated enthusiasts, many of which have state awards, departmental differences.

It is highly qualified, energy and love of the work of more than 5,000 employees at all levels makes it possible to state hydrometeorological service properly perform their job.